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  • $503 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Connett
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Creating Lifelong Learners!

My students need magnetic letters, word building tiles, and a phonics activity program to improve our reading fluency.

My Students

My classroom is full of creative, energetic, and inquisitive first graders who come to school ready to learn. I teach at an underfunded urban school.

In our classroom, we love to incorporate hands-on materials into our center time.

The students love being engaged and in control of their learning through our hands-on materials. My students need magnetic letters, word building tiles, and a phonics activity program to improve our reading fluency. These materials will continue to enrich the students' learning experiences and foster the growth of my lifelong learners! Our school is located in an underfunded low income area of Indianapolis.

My Project

We currently do not have enough materials for all of the students to be able to work at center time simultaneously. The materials that we do have are in poor condition. My students love being able to explore and use the materials during center time, and I think new materials would continue to foster their growth in reading. First grade is a pivotal moment where the students really identify themselves as confident readers.

The materials I have selected are hands-on, exciting, and engaging for the many different types learners within my classroom.

The students will thoroughly enjoy being able to explore and use these materials to continue their learning. I have selected items to help first graders such as letter tiles, magnet letters, word building games, and a phonics listening center. These items will provide my students with hands-on opportunities to further explore phonics and reading.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ426 - Listen & Learn Phonics Activity Program • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
GG955 - Word Building Tiles Class Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
JJ518 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $42.99 1 $42.99
FF428 - Build-A-Word! Magnet Board - 4-Letter Words • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
HH435 - Contractions Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 2 $25.98
HH436 - Compound Words Match-Ups • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost

$390.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$426.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.32

Total project goal

$502.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$502.12

2 Donors

-$152.06

Donations toward project cost

-$129.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.81

Matching donations from our partners

-$350.06

Match offers toward project cost

-$297.55

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.51

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by IPS Education Foundation and 3 other donors.

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